Career Research and Resources

Career Research and Resources

 
Career research, if done patiently and thoughtfully, can help students set solid goals for their academic career and beyond.  Below are sites that offer a wide range of information related to your career research.
 
The Career Resource Room is located in room 516 within the Student Services area on the Escanaba Campus.  Hard copy materials are available for use along with college catalogs from both Michigan and Wisconsin.      
 
Bay College students can access CareerLocker, an on-line Career Exploration tool that is handy and comprehensive.  Contact Annette Johnson, Bay College’s Career Advisor at 217-4033, or through e-mail at johnsona@baycollege.edu for a registration code.
 
The Bureau of Labor and Statistics is a fact finding agency for the U.S. government.  This site offers many resources including economic information for all states. 
 
The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides wonderful information on almost any occupation you can dream up, including the nature of the work, good and bad aspects of the job, training needed, job outlook for the next ten years, earnings tables, and other information. 
 
The Department of Labor addresses issues related to the American workforce and has information on how to find and apply for federal government employment. 
 
The website for all things Michigan
 The website for all things Wisconsin
 
Explore Health Careers– Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers all in one spot.
 
O*Net on-line is a place to do a quick skills assessment that can aid in your career research and begin to guide you in an area of interest.
 
The iseek site offers exceptional information in regards to careers.
 
The Michigan Department of Civil Service is  human resources for State of Michigan employees.  This site contains career information, how to apply for positions within the State of Michigan, and job postings.  The State of Michigan is expected to lose 34% of their workforce to retirement by the year 2014 so checking out the types of careers the State of Michigan has to offer is definitely worth a visit.
 
 Learn about an assortment of career choices, find career information, and locate career resources with CareerOneStop
 
Quintessentail Careers:  A good overall career exploration website for a wide variety of people at various stages of the exploration process.
 
 
Many students seek more information about what can be done with their chosen major.   These sites aid in sparking ideas that are sometimes outside of the normal choices. 
 
Belonging to a professional organization allows students to become familiar with the language of the chosen area of study and help in building networking opportunities.  Most organizations offer special student rates, well below the cost of regular membership.  We encourage you to join a professional organization related to your area of study.  The links below offer access to related professional organizations. 
 
Academic Majors:
What can I do with a major in... -  Have you ever wondered where your academic program is taking you?  Check out this site to find out “What can I do with a major in…”
 
Also helpful is Major search
 
Career Research and Resources
 
Career research, if done patiently and thoughtfully, can help students set solid goals for their academic career and beyond.  Below are sites that offer a wide range of information related to your career research.
 
The Career Resource Room is located in room 516 within the Student Services area on the Escanaba Campus.  Hard copy materials are available for use along with college catalogs from both Michigan and Wisconsin.      
 
Bay College students can access CareerLocker, an on-line Career Exploration tool that is handy and comprehensive.  Contact Annette Johnson, Bay College’s Career Advisor at 217-4033, or through e-mail at johnsona@baycollege.edu for a registration code.
 
The Bureau of Labor and Statistics is a fact finding agency for the U.S. government.  This site offers many resources including economic information for all states. 
 
The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides wonderful information on almost any occupation you can dream up, including the nature of the work, good and bad aspects of the job, training needed, job outlook for the next ten years, earnings tables, and other information. 
 
The Department of Labor addresses issues related to the American workforce and has information on how to find and apply for federal government employment. 
 
The website for all things Michigan
 The website for all things Wisconsin
 
Explore Health Careers– Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers all in one spot.
 
O*Net on-line is a place to do a quick skills assessment that can aid in your career research and begin to guide you in an area of interest.
 
The iseek site offers exceptional information in regards to careers.
 
The Michigan Department of Civil Service is  human resources for State of Michigan employees.  This site contains career information, how to apply for positions within the State of Michigan, and job postings.  The State of Michigan is expected to lose 34% of their workforce to retirement by the year 2014 so checking out the types of careers the State of Michigan has to offer is definitely worth a visit.
 
 Learn about an assortment of career choices, find career information, and locate career resources with CareerOneStop
 
Quintessentail Careers:  A good overall career exploration website for a wide variety of people at various stages of the exploration process.
 
 
Many students seek more information about what can be done with their chosen major.   These sites aid in sparking ideas that are sometimes outside of the normal choices. 
 
Belonging to a professional organization allows students to become familiar with the language of the chosen area of study and help in building networking opportunities.  Most organizations offer special student rates, well below the cost of regular membership.  We encourage you to join a professional organization related to your area of study.  The links below offer access to related professional organizations. 
 
Academic Majors:
What can I do with a major in... -  Have you ever wondered where your academic program is taking you?  Check out this site to find out “What can I do with a major in…”
 
Also helpful is Major search